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Governor Urged to Sign Exide-Related Bills

“Governor Brown quit messing around…shut Exide down!” chanted the crowd at a press conference called last week to urge the governor to sign into law a... Read more »

Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, American? A Dilemma of Identity

Monday, Sept. 15 was the official start of Hispanic Heritage Month, unless you are Latino, than it was the start of Latino Heritage Month. Since 1988, the United... Read more »

Activist, Actor Olmos Inducted Into MAOF Hall of Fame

At first glance, the room looks like any other executive boardroom, filled with the portraits and photos of past board members and employees, but upon closer inspection,... Read more »

Century Old School Builds Great Musicians, ‘One Note at a Time’

Mirielle Enriquez is no ordinary girl. Listening to her play the violin it’s as though her hands have been blessed with a special gift. Her arms and body move... Read more »

Seniors Feel They Were Duped Into Attending Senior Center Meeting

It was advertised as a meeting to discuss how to spend money earmarked for improvements to the Highland Park Senior Center, but according to seniors at the meeting,... Read more »

Montebello Shifts to Recycled Water at Local Park

The severe statewide drought has spurred interest in water reclamation in a number of local cities, but the cost to build infrastructure to support the systems varies... Read more »

Tasty Tacos Help Support Eastside Homeless Youth

Scorching summer heat was no match for the delicious tacos and tasty drinks served up Saturday at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, where hundreds of people took... Read more »

County Calls on Governor to Force Lead Cleanup

The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to send a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown urging him to force the cleanup of contaminated soil around homes near the Exide battery... Read more »

Being Close to Power Inspires Latino Interns to Do More

Mundane tasks like making copies, getting coffee and sending emails may be what some college students remember most about their summer internships, but for Jonathan... Read more »

A More Personal National Night Out

Longtime Bell Gardens resident Martha Cabral often finds herself encouraging her neighbors to keep their porch lights on, cars locked and to be on alert for suspicious... Read more »

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